Whitesnake Lovehunter 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

   Lovehunter's lurid cover art featuring a naked white female straddling a large snake was created by famed fantasy artist Chris Achilleos. Reportedly the controversial cover proved troublesome for Achilleos who subsequently refused to do album covers for many years 

 

large album front cover photo of: Whitesnake Lovehunter

Music Genre:

 
Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Glam Rock 

Album Production information:

 

The album: "Lovehunter" was produced by: Martin "P.C." Birch for Sunburst Records and YOU!

 

This album was recorded at: Clearwell Castle , Gloucestershire with the Rolling Stones Mobile and mixed at Central Recorders Studio and Sauna, London 1979

Album cover design: Chris Achilleos

Record Label & Catalognr:

 
UAG 30264 FAME 4130951

Media Format:

 
12" Vinyl Full-Length Stereo Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Album weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 
1979 Made in EEC

Band Members and Musicians on: Whitesnake Lovehunter

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • David Coverdale - vocals

      David Coverdale a renowned English rock singer, songwriter, and musician who has made a significant contribution to the rock music industry. He was born on September 22, 1951, in Saltburn-by-the-Sea, England, and grew up in Redcar. He first gained recognition in the early 1970s as the lead singer of the hard rock band Deep Purple before embarking on a successful solo career and forming his own band, Whitesnake.

     Coverdale's career began in 1973 when he replaced Ian Gillan as the lead vocalist of Deep Purple. He recorded three studio albums with the band, "Burn," "Stormbringer," and "Come Taste the Band," before the group disbanded in 1976. During his tenure with Deep Purple, Coverdale developed his unique style of blues-based rock and roll, which would later become a signature sound of his own band, Whitesnake.

     After Deep Purple, Coverdale formed Whitesnake, which quickly gained popularity in the United Kingdom and the United States. The band's first album, "Trouble," was released in 1978, followed by "Lovehunter" in 1979. In 1982, Whitesnake released their self-titled album, which contained the hit single "Here I Go Again." The song topped the charts in the United States, propelling the album to multi-platinum status. The album also included the hit singles "Still of the Night" and "Is This Love."

     Throughout the 1980s, Whitesnake continued to release successful albums, including "Slide It In" and "Whitesnake." The band's lineup changed frequently, with Coverdale being the only constant member. The band's music continued to evolve, incorporating elements of glam rock, hard rock, and heavy metal. Whitesnake's live performances were also legendary, featuring impressive guitar solos, powerful vocals, and a high-energy stage presence.

     In the 1990s, Coverdale continued to release solo albums and worked on various side projects. He also reunited with Deep Purple for a short period, performing on their 1984 album "Perfect Strangers" and their 1987 album "The House of Blue Light." In 2003, Coverdale released an album titled "Whitesnake - The Silver Anniversary Collection," which celebrated the 25th anniversary of the band's formation.

     Coverdale's music has influenced many artists in the rock and roll genre, and his powerful vocals and stage presence have made him a true rock icon. He has won numerous awards, including a Grammy for the song "Still of the Night" and an MTV Video Music Award for the video "Here I Go Again." He was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016 as a member of Deep Purple.

  • Micky Moody - guitars
  • Bernie Marsden - guitars
  • Jon Lord - keyboards

      Jon Lord was a British composer, keyboard player and best known for his performances with the bands Whitesnake, Deep Purple and many solo albums

      Jon Lord (fullname:John Douglas Lord) was born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom on 09/06/1941. He was the first child of Reginald Charles Lord 18/12/1907 and Miriam Hudson 16/10/1912.

     When he was 54 years old, his mother Miriam Hudson died (1995). When he was 55 years old, his father Reginald Charles Lord died (1996).

     He married Judith Feldman in 1969. He married Vickie Gibbs in AFT 1975. He was 28 years old when he married Judith Feldman. He was 34 years old when he married Vickie Gibbs. He got divorced from Judith Feldman in 1975. He had one son with Judith Feldman: Sarah Lord. He had one son with Vickie Gibbs: Amy Lord.

     Since 1968 he worked as a musician in Shades of Deep Purple, Deep Purple. He was 27 years old at that point. Since 1969 he worked as a musician in Self-Titled ( Mk I ), Deep Purple. He was 28 years old at that point. Since 1970 he worked as a musician in Deep Purple & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Orig 1970 Conducted By Malcolm Arnold, Deep Purple. He was 29 years old at that point. Since 1970 he worked as a musician in In Rock, Deep Purple. He was 29 years old at that point. Since 1971 he worked as a musician in Machine Head , Deep Purple. He was 30 years old at that point. Since 1971 he worked as a musician in Fireball, Deep Purple. He was 30 years old at that point. Since 1972 he worked as a musician in Made in Japan, Deep Purple. He was 31 years old at that point. Since 1973 he worked as a musician in Who Do We Think We Are , Deep Purple. He was 32 years old at that point. Since 1974 he worked as a musician in Windows Continuo On Bach, Album by Jon Lord. He was 33 years old at that point. Since 1974 he worked as a musician in Stormbringer, Deep Purple. He was 33 years old at that point. Since 1975 he worked as a musician in Sarabande, Album by Jon Lord. He was 34 years old at that point. Since 1975 he worked as a musician in Made in Europe , Deep Purple. He was 34 years old at that point. Since 1975 he worked as a musician in Come Taste The Band, Deep Purple. He was 34 years old at that point. Since 1976 he worked as a musician in DEEP PURPLE III Self-Titled, Deep Purple. He was 35 years old at that point. Since 1977 he worked as a musician in Last Concert in Japan, Deep Purple. He was 36 years old at that point. Since 1978 he worked as a WHITESNAKE - Trouble in Trouble, Whitesnake. He was 37 years old at that point. Since 1980 he worked as a WHITESNAKE - Live in Heart of the City in Live in Heart of the City, Whitesnake. He was 39 years old at that point. Since 1980 he worked as a musician in In Concert Unreleased BBC-Tapes, Deep Purple. He was 39 years old at that point. Since 1981 he worked as a WHITESNAKE - Come An' Get It in Come An' Get It , Whitesnake. He was 40 years old at that point. Since 1982 he worked as a Musician on Before I Forget (Album) in Before I Forget, Album by Jon Lord. He was 41 years old at that point. Since 1984 he worked as a Musician in Perfect Strangers, Deep Purple. He was 43 years old at that point. Since 1987 he worked as a musician in The House of Blue Light, Deep Purple. He was 46 years old at that point. Since 1988 he worked as a musician in Nobody's Perfect, Deep Purple. He was 47 years old at that point. Since 1990 he worked as a musician in Slaves and Masters , Deep Purple. He was 49 years old at that point.

     On 16/07/2012, he died in London, England, United Kingdom when he was 71 years old. In 2012, he was buried in Hambleden (St. Mary) New Churchyard, Hambleden, Wycombe District, Buckinghamshire, England.

  • Neil Murray - bass

      Neil Murray (full-name: Philip Neil Murray) one of British most experienced Bass guitar players and best known for being a member of the British Hard Rock band: "Whitesnake". Murray has also performed and recorded with Black Sabbath ( Gt Britain ), Bob Marley & The Wailers, Colosseum II, Cozy Powell's Hammer, Gary Moore (GBR), Gilgamesh, Peter Green Splinter Group, The Brian May Band, Vow Wow (JPN), Whitesnake (GBR).

  • Dave Dowle - drums

Track Listing of: "Lovehunter"

The Song/tracks on "Lovehunter" are

  • Long Way from Home (David Coverdale) 4:56
  • Walking in the Shadow of the Blues (Coverdale, Bernie Marsden) 4:24
  • Help Me Thro' the Day (Leon Russell) 4:39
  • Medicine Man (Coverdale) 3:59
  • You 'n' Me (Coverdale, Marsden) 3:30
  • Mean Business (Coverdale, Micky Moody, Marsden, Neil Murray, Jon Lord, Dave Dowle) 3:48
  • Love Hunter (Coverdale, Moody, Marsden) 5:39
  • Outlaw (Coverdale, Marsden, Lord) 4:03
  • Rock 'N' Roll Women (Coverdale, Moody) 4:45
  • We Wish You Well (Coverdale) 1:34

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Whitesnake: 40 Years of Heavy Bluesy Rock Anthems, Guitar Solos, and Powerhouse Vocals in a Discography of 13 Albums

WHITESNAKE Band Information:

Whitesnake is a British hard rock band formed in 1978 by the former Deep Purple vocalist David Coverdale. The band's music is characterized by bluesy, heavy rock riffs and Coverdale's powerful vocals. Over the years, Whitesnake has undergone numerous lineup changes, with Coverdale being the only constant member. Despite these changes, the band has remained a popular fixture in the hard rock scene, with a loyal fan base and numerous hit songs.

Whitesnake's early years saw the band experimenting with a sound that combined heavy rock with blues and funk influences. The band's debut album, "Trouble," was released in 1978 and showcased Coverdale's powerful vocals and the band's bluesy guitar riffs. The album received critical acclaim, but it was the band's follow-up album, "Lovehunter," that really put them on the map. Released in 1979, the album featured the hit song "Walking in the Shadow of the Blues," which became a fan favorite and remains a staple of the band's live shows.

The 1980s saw Whitesnake's popularity skyrocket, with the release of the albums "Ready an' Willing," "Come an' Get It," and "Saints & Sinners." These albums featured some of the band's most beloved songs, including "Fool for Your Loving," "Here I Go Again," and "Still of the Night." These songs showcased the band's talent for crafting catchy, hard-hitting rock anthems with memorable guitar solos and soaring vocals.

Whitesnake's success in the 1980s was due in part to the band's collaborations with other popular musicians of the era. In 1987, the band released their self-titled album, which featured the hit songs "Is This Love" and "Here I Go Again." The album was a massive commercial success, and its success was in part due to the inclusion of guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, who played on several tracks. This album remains one of Whitesnake's most popular releases and is often cited as a classic of the hard rock genre.

Despite the band's commercial success, Whitesnake has faced numerous challenges over the years. The band's lineup has undergone numerous changes, with Coverdale being the only consistent member. Additionally, the band has faced criticism for their perceived lack of originality and reliance on formulaic hard rock clich├ęs. Despite these challenges, Whitesnake has remained a popular fixture in the hard rock scene, with a loyal fan base and numerous hit songs.

In recent years, Whitesnake has continued to tour and record new music. The band's 2019 album, "Flesh & Blood," received positive reviews and showcased the band's continued ability to craft catchy, hard-hitting rock anthems. The album featured the hit song "Shut Up & Kiss Me," which became a fan favorite and showcased the band's continued relevance in the modern hard rock scene.

Whitesnake's enduring popularity can be attributed to the band's ability to craft memorable, anthemic hard rock songs with powerful vocals and soaring guitar solos. The band's music has been embraced by fans around the world, and their influence can be heard in the work of countless hard rock and heavy metal bands. While the band has faced its share of challenges over the years, their music continues to resonate with fans and serve as a testament to the enduring power of hard rock music.